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Posted by: Chris McIntosh Posted on: 2017-06-27

Website Layouts that Sell

What does your ecommerce store have in common with a magazine? They both the magazine and your website communicate with words and pictures. Although you may have never thought of it in this exact way, your store is essentially narrating a story to your customers. And, the way in which you tell that story will lead potential customers to decide if doing business with you is in their best interest.
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Posted by: Chris McIntosh Posted on: 2017-03-23

How to create a custom Drupal 8 Form

If you're like many of the Drupal 7 developers or other PHP developers just getting started with Drupal 8 you may be scratching your head about some of the major changes that have happened to Drupal.  With the change to using Symfony for the core API for Drupal 8, many of the old ways of creating custom forms won't work now.
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Posted by: Chris McIntosh Posted on: 2017-03-20

How to use the Drupal 8 Plugin api

With the switch to using Symfony in Drupal 8 as part of its core functionality, we also have received access to a lot more powerful tools than previously available to Drupal developers.  One of those very powerful and promising tools is the new Plugin API.  
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Posted by: Chris McIntosh Posted on: 2017-03-18

How to create a block in Drupal 8

Creating Custom blocks in Drupal 8 are a little different these days thanks to the change to the new Symfony API.  This means that most things you used to do as procedural functions are now created via the Plugin API, Entity API, or other Object Oriented methods.
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Posted by: Chris McIntosh Posted on: 2017-03-18
Posted by: Chris McIntosh Posted on: 2017-03-18
Posted by: Chris McIntosh Posted on: 2017-03-17

10 Myths About Drupal & Why They are Wrong

Drupal has been on the scene for over 15 years now, which speaks volumes for its durability. Yet myths about Drupal have been lingering online since it’s inception and is still going strong.
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Posted by: Chris McIntosh Posted on: 2017-03-17

Fixed Cost vs Hourly – How to Pay a Contractor to Redesign Your Website

Let’s face it, websites need to be redesigned regularly and the adage “you get what you pay for” applies big time. Any business professional will recognize these two truths. You just want to get the biggest bang for your buck. That’s why how a web design contractor charges for the service is just as important as choosing the right contractor in the first place.
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Posted by: Chris McIntosh Posted on: 2017-03-17

6 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Starting Your Own Business

Are you thinking about starting your own business? Are you also having some second thoughts about it? Ask yourself these 6 questions to determine if starting an online business is the right choice for you.
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Posted by: Chris McIntosh Posted on: 2017-03-17

Nail These 3 Things in a Venture Capital Pitch and Clinch Investment

Some entrepreneurs seeking venture capital may think that their business idea is enough all by itself to attract investors, like it’s a no-brainer and will pay off within a year. While your enthusiasm for your idea is vital, this line of thinking is dangerous. Venture capital may be essential for funding your company, so never assume your idea is all you need. You also need a plan and a team.
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